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#11 KevinKorell

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:35 PM

My guess is that power is not restored in enough of the hard-hit areas south of Jacksonville, hence signals can't work.   In SC and GA, the A-Line likely took more of a hit than the more inland S-Line.



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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:45 PM

Amtrak service alert:

 
Amtrak Begins Atlantic Coast Service Restoration

 

Sept. 14, 2017

5:30 p.m. ET

 

The Palmetto, Trains 89 & 90, between New York City and Savannah, Ga., will operate as scheduled Friday, Sept. 15, following a temporary service suspension due to severe weather in the area.

 

Also on Friday, Sept. 15, Amtrak will provide modified service on the Silver Star, Trains 91 & 92 between New York City and Jacksonville, Fla., only, with an added stop in Jesup, Ga. No alternate transportation is available along the normal route of the Silver Star, which ordinarily services Miami via Orlando and Tampa.

 

Amtrak thanks CSX for its work to reopen the Savannah and Jacksonville routes, including stops in the Carolinas, following the landfall of Hurricane Irma.

 

The Silver Meteor, Trains 97 & 98, between Miami and New York City, and the Auto Train, Trains 52 & 53, between Sanford, Fla, and Lorton, Va., remain cancelled.

 

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.

 

Anyone can subscribe to automated email or text message notifications if Amtrak trains are behind schedule at specific stations. Notifications can be given for up to six trains and stations by either text or email and delivered when you choose - on a single day, every day, or just certain days of the week. Create a subscription at Amtrak.com/delayalerts.

 

Passengers with travel plans also can confirm their train's status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts.

 

To be notified of service disruptions on the Northeast Corridor (including Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other corridor services), follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.

 



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Posted 16 September 2017 - 06:54 AM

Amtrak service alert:

 
Amtrak Atlantic Coast Service Restoration Continues

 

 

Amtrak Atlantic Coast Service Restoration Continues

 

6:30 p.m.ET

Sept. 15, 2017
 

 

The southbound Auto Train, Train 53, between Lorton, VA, and Sanford, FL will resume normal operations on Sunday, September 17. The northbound Auto Train, Train 52, between Sanford, FL and Lorton, VA will resume normal operations on Monday, Sept. 18 following temporary service suspensions due to Hurricane Irma and severe weather in the area.

 

Amtrak will continue to provide modified service on the Silver Star, Trains 91 & 92 between New York City and Jacksonville, FL only, with an added stop in Jesup, GA. No alternate transportation is available along the normal route of the Silver Star, which ordinarily services Miami via Orlando and Tampa.

 

The Silver Meteor, Trains 97 & 98, between Miami and New York City, remain cancelled.

 

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.

 

Anyone can subscribe to automated email or text message notifications if Amtrak trains are behind schedule at specific stations. Notifications can be given for up to six trains and stations by either text or email and delivered when you choose - on a single day, every day, or just certain days of the week. Create a subscription at Amtrak.com/delayalerts.

 

Passengers with travel plans also can confirm their train's status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts.

 

To be notified of service disruptions on the Northeast Corridor (including Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other corridor services), follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.

 



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Posted 18 September 2017 - 01:19 PM

Digging into amtrak.com and trying to get tickets suggest that out of Miami, 98 will start running on Wednesday (20th) and 92 on Thursday (21st). 97 and 91 both will start running to Miami from JAX on Wednesday (20th). There will be special ORL - MIA 97 on the 19th. This is a consist positioning move for a 97/98 consist that was tied down at the Sanford Auto Train facility for the duration of the storm. Both Auto Train consists were tied down in Lorton.



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Posted 18 September 2017 - 05:15 PM

From Amtrak.com:

 

 

 

Amtrak Restores Atlantic Coast Service to Florida Trains to resume regular schedules this week

Sept. 18, 2017
5 p.m. ET

Amtrak trains to and from Florida will return to regular operations after service was temporarily disrupted due to severe weather.

The Silver Meteor Train 97 (New York City - Miami) will resume scheduled service on Tuesday, Sept, 19.

The Silver Meteor Train 98 (Miami - New York City) will resume scheduled service on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

The Silver Star Train 91 (New York City - Miami) will resume scheduled service on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

The Silver Star Train 92 (Miami to New York City) will resume scheduled service on Thursday, Sept. 21.

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.

Anyone can subscribe to automated email or text message notifications if Amtrak trains are behind schedule at specific stations. Notifications can be given for up to six trains and stations by either text or email and delivered when you choose - on a single day, every day, or just certain days of the week. Create a subscription at Amtrak.com/delayalerts.

Passengers with travel plans also can confirm their train's status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts.

To be notified of service disruptions on the Northeast Corridor (including Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other corridor services), follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.
 






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